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                                                   SENATE BILL NO. 6676



State of Washington                               51st Legislature                              1990 Regular Session


By Senators Patrick, Thorsness, Nelson, Conner, McCaslin, Vognild, Smith, Warnke and Lee



Read first time 1/22/90 and referred to Committee on  Law & Justice.



AN ACT Relating to jail labor; and amending RCW 10.82.030.




        Sec. 1.  Section 147, page 124, Laws of 1854 as last amended by section 2, chapter 276, Laws of 1983 and RCW 10.82.030 are each amended to read as follows:

          If any person ordered into custody until the fine and costs adjudged against him be paid shall not, within five days, pay, or cause the payment of the same to be made, the clerk of the court shall issue a warrant to the sheriff commanding him to imprison such defendant in the county jail until the amount of such fine and costs owing are paid.  Execution may at any time issue against the property of the defendant for that portion of such fine and costs not reduced by the application of this section.  The amount of such fine and costs owing shall be the whole of such fine and costs reduced by the amount of any portion thereof paid, and ((thirty-five)) sixty dollars for every day the defendant performs labor as provided in RCW 10.82.040, and ((twenty-five)) fifty dollars for every day the defendant does not perform such labor while imprisoned.